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  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2012
    [Blog] Cloning Yourself for Fun and Profit- Guest Post
    could also be a blog, community forum, or something else. These could include social networking sites, the comments section of your blog or other blogs, actual meetings or networking events, or something else. The following is a guest post from someone I admire a great deal. Chris Guillebeau is out there doing some amazing things in the world of helping others design lifestyle businesses. His latest book, The $100 Startup (amazon affiliate link), is worth grabbing, too! It’s everyone’s fantasy. fly—doesn’t everyone? Specific superhero aspirations vary.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY  |  TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2009
    [Blog] Social Media Done Right Means No More “Social Media” Experts
    Seeing as I’m part of a 500+ person team of strategic communications professionals here, my goal was not to create one smaller team of geeks who blog and Tweet all day, but to get all 500+ people on the team to know, understand, and use social media just as they know, understand, and use press releases, email pitches, and town hall meetings. Guide Social Media and the Next Generation I Started a Blog But No One Cared The Public Doesnt Need to Know What Gov 2.0 is, But They Do Need to Experience It Six Villains of Gov 2.0 web20 wiki Have This Blog Sent to Your Email!
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
    [Blog] Social Media Monitoring Bootcamp Boston, New York, San Francisco and London this fall
    Also, the conferences are improving in content and changing – it’s not the same deal – they get better and better – I hope I’m able to meet some of my readers at once of the conferences I’m speaking at and that people who read my blog in San Francisco also attend, as they can. I was waiting till the dates became public to announce I’ll be speaking at various Social Media Monitoring Bootcamp taking place in Boston, New York, San Francisco and London this fall/winter.  Not sure yet if I’ll be part of the San Francisco conference. 2010_V2.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2015
    [Blog] How Easy Is It To Say ‘Yes’ To Your Outreach?
    The Moz Blog recently had a great post on Effective Outreach by Beverly_Distilled. This discussion of techniques to reach journalists and interest them in your promotions is good, with practical advice. It also is applicable to more than journalists. Make a Good Impression First. One of the first points in the post is to ‘stop it with the flattery’ because most journalists don’t have time for that. But really, nobody wants meaningless flattery. It’s meaningless flattery when you send out a form letter with positive adjectives cc’d to a big group of people.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2011
    [Blog] Selling Without Website Broker? You’re Leaving Money on the Table
    So you want to sell your blog? The owner was a single mom who built up a great blog about parenting. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Jock Purtle of brokercorp.com. Your site is probably making more than $3,000 per month and you know that it might be worth a decent amount of money. Image copyright Rido - Fotolia.com Recent sales like that of the Huffington Post give you confidence that your content-based site has value to other webmasters or investors. You think you’re ready to sell, and are looking forward to a big payday. General
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010
    [Blog] Royal Sun Alliance and Nasza-Klassa: Social media in Poland
    You can read more about the campaign, as well as find more information about Roberto Hortal Munoz, on his blog at www.hortal.com. When I head out to conferences and seminars, the value for me often is not so much in the content of the event itself, but more with the surprising people you meet and their great stories and anecdotes about social media. RSA’s National Driving Test game was launched in February this year on Poland’s equivalent of Facebook , Nasza-Klasa. Nasza-Klasa has 14 million active members and 16 million online users. Read more of our Social Media Case Studies.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
    [Blog] Three Tips on Writing From Stephen King and Anne Lamott.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Elif Shafak: Write About the Unknown, Not the Known Stephen King on His Male Cigar-Smoking Muse » Three Tips on Writing From Stephen King and Anne Lamott Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Subscribe to my blog to never miss a post again. 2. Force yourself to sit down every day and write. Lets talk.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2010
    [Blog] The IdeaSliver Manifesto
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Guardian Activate Summit 2010 Highlights: My Talk on the Crisis of Caring GlobalPost Story on the Role of Social Media in the Kashmir Protests » The IdeaSliver Manifesto Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! Own an IdeaSliver!
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2010
    [Blog] Tracking Broad Social Trends Beyond Web and Mobile Across Asia.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Should Brands Approach Community Engagement Like Governments Approach Public Diplomacy? NDTV Profit Panel Discussion on the Business on Social Networking » Tracking Broad Social Trends Beyond Web and Mobile Across Asia Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Subscribe to my blog to never miss a post again. 2.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
    [Blog] Social Squared, Sharism and Micro-Philanthropy Platforms in India.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Upcoming Talk: The Social Squared Manifesto at Salesonomics 2010 Mauritius Foursquare: From Location-Based Check-in App to Reputation System For the Real World » Social Squared, Sharism and Micro-Philanthropy Platforms in India and China Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! What do you think? Lets talk.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
    [Blog] MS&LGroup's Webster Lewin on Real-Time Engagement and Mobile.
    Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « Social Media Programs: The Sweet Spot Between Strategic Planning and Tactical Implementation The Ultimate List of Social Media Surveys, Research Reports and Scoring Methodologies » MS&LGroup’s Webster Lewin on Real-Time Engagement and Mobile Marketing Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists ! Lets talk.
  • FEVER BEE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Blog] Buzzing Communities - How To Build Bigger, Better, And More Active Communities
    To put it simply; if you like this blog, you will love the book. The way we approach communities right now is broken. It's largely a collection of intuition, haphazard guesswork, and top-down processes.    As a result, too many communities have failed, more are struggling, and nearly all could be much better. For the past year, I've been working on a book to change this. Today I'm ecstatic (and slightly nervous) to announce that my book, Buzzing Communities, is now available to buy.    We urgently need a new approach to developing communities.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011
    [Blog] Thinking of Creating an eBook? Here’s a System to Guide You Through it – 33% off Today
    Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. If there’s one question that I get asked more than any other at the moment it is about eBooks. In fact there are three main questions that I’m asked on the topic of eBooks more than any other: How do I create content for eBooks? How do I design beautiful eBooks (covers and internal design)? How do I market and launch eBooks to maximise their potential? To be honest I’m still refining my systems even now after years at it but in the early days the process was very very messy and quite hit and miss. Thinking of Creating an eBook?
  • WEBBIQUITY SMM  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Blog] What’s So Funny About Social Media and Online Marketing? 2010 Edition
    Top 20 of the Most Hilarious Spelling Mistakes on Resumes and Cover Letters by Resumark Blog. by Graphic Design Blog. Anyone can tweet, post or email a funny or clever link and waste a few minutes of your day. This post is more ambitious: wasting your entire day. Maybe not today. Maybe it would be best to read this post on a weekend. When your spouse or significant other is away. Seriously. Most of these are funny, many are amazing, some are just remarkably creative. Take a break from the marketing/PR grind and enjoy! The Google Toilet by Current. Priceless. ’&#.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2011
    [Blog] Guest Posting and The Panda Update: Is Guest Posting the Problem?
    When you accept many off-topic guest posts, your site begins to look like a content mill—more like an article directory than a blog. If you run a blog that covers a few or many different topics then make sure you place the appropriate ads to place on the pages that are guest posts. If you think submitted guest posts will increase the value of your blog, accept them. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This guest post is by Philip Rudy of inetzeal.com. The recent Panda update has affected many websites, and not only the “content mills&# of the Internet.
  • ATOM THOUGHT  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2008
    [Blog] 10 Digital Trends to Observe in 2009
    Related Posts: Measure-Up Your Super-Performance Blog! The 10 digital trends to observe in 2009 is an insightful feature that showcases trends which can bring about a change in the way we look at digital marketing. ways to consume this content: A. 10 Digital Trends to Observe in 2009 e-booklet. Right Click and Save the e-booklet. B. The abridged version is right below: 1. Mobile-  With the advent of 3G, WiMax and Number portability in 2009, advertising, revenue opportunity and content- all will undergo a sea change. 2. Social Search- Search will never be the same. Mobile Marketing!
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Blog] Fear of Interruption : Productivity501
    blogging. About. Courses. Archives. Store. Development. Money. Organization. Productivity. Technology. Time Management. Browse >. Home / Productivity / Fear of Interruption. Fear of Interruption. June 18, 2008 · Print This Article. have a phobia that prevents me from operating at my full potential. It isn’t athazagoraphobia (the fear of forgetting) or atelophobia (the fear of imperfection). also have no fear of looking up (anablephobia) or of peanut butter sticking to the roof of my mouth (arachibutyrophobia). My Phobia. My phobia is fear of being interrupted. Draw pictures.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
    [Blog] ViperChill Surpasses 10K Subscribers (Or, How I Gained 9000.
    When I ran PluginID I wrote a blog post after hitting 5,000 subscribers as that was a huge achievement for me at the time. decided to refrain from that here at ViperChill until I reached 10,000 subscribers which I think finally puts this blog on the map. I’ve managed to grow this site by over 9,000 subscribers in 9 months which is quite rare in the blogging world. What it takes to grow a blog today is still very much the same as what it took to grow a blog two, three, four or even five years ago. only blog for one person, and that’s you.
  • SPIN SUCKS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2010
    [Blog] Money Is Not a Motivator
    So, in this economy, when no one is getting raises, people are leaving Google in flocks for companies that are more nimble because they want to see their efforts affect change. A few months ago, after I read Dan Pink’s “ Drive ,&# I wrote a blog post about paying people for their ideas and why it doesn’t work. I got A LOT of push-back in the comments. likely drive my team nuts at times because I practice on them. Sometimes the skills I’m developing work and sometimes they don’t. You rely on your (very understanding) team to let you try different things.
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
    [Blog] Interview with Paul Berry, Founder of RebelMouse
    Read more on Digital Journal Interview with Paul Berry, Founder of RebelMouse was written by Cendrine Marrouat and originally published on her social media blog, Creative Ramblings. RebelMouse is a visual publishing platform that aggregates a user’s Facebook and Twitter streams to create a personal hub page. Meet Paul Berry, its founder, in this exclusive interview. Cendrine Marrouat: Hello Paul, thank you for answering my questions. As a starter, would you tell us a little about you and why you decided to create RebelMouse? CM: How long did it take you to create RebelMouse?
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 2015
    [Blog] 6 SEO Hurdles for Retailers and How to Beat Them
    Other ConverStations Posts by Larry Alton: Shocking: Most Small Businesses Don’t Have Websites Dealing With Isolation as a Small Business Owner 5 Ways to Make Your Startup Attractive With Social Media Engagement Best Practices for Your Online Business and E-commerce Brand Identity: What It Is and How to Maintain It Blogging (Effectively) During the Holiday Season Note:  Occasionally, this site will publish a post by a guest author if the content, links, and purpose is to assist small businesses in building a better presence online or offline. Follow him on  Twitter  and  LinkedIn.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
    [Blog] A Twitch In Time
    On a rare occasion, I will blog or speak about the power of gaming, and it''s shifting landscape from game consoles to mobile devices and cloud-based platforms. Admit it, you had no idea what Twitch was until Amazon bought it for one billion dollars, right? And suddenly, I''m watching two guys do something in Minecraft , and I have no idea what they''re doing because they''re speaking Norwegian (and, I wouldn''t have even known what language they were speaking, if it weren''t for Google Translate ). That''s it, I am officially out of loop. those who simply don''t know what''s happening.
  • JOSH S PETERS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009
    [Blog] Social Media for Lead Generation and Acquisition | Shuaism
    Blog – Dynamic content is a good way to keep bringing people to your site. on the blog in a prominent place and draw attention to it. Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » Social Media for Lead Generation and Acquisition Social Media for Lead Generation and Acquisition Written on November 19, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 5 Comments - Leave a comment! Lead generation and acquisition is one of the four main types of marketing campaigns and yes, social media can be used in it.
  • JOSH S PETERS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2009
    [Blog] Using Social Media in a Loyalty Campaign | Shuaism
    Blog – The blog isn’t the best way to deliver exclusive content or offers to your loyal customers, but it is a good place to talk about the program itself. Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » Using Social Media in a Loyalty Campaign Using Social Media in a Loyalty Campaign Written on December 4, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 2 Comments - Leave a comment! Creating, marketing, and following through with this event or program is the point in this campaign. to them. Thoughts?
  • CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2009
    [Blog] Experts in the Industry: Tim Walker (22 of 45)
    In terms of my current role at Hoover's, I moved into it two years ago, after six years as a Hoover's industry editor and a couple of years of writing a personal blog. (In other words, by that point they knew what a motormouth I can be.)   If you had $10 million to invest in one company and one company only based on their use of “social,” which company would it be and why?   My heart says Twitter, because I love it so and because I think its leaders will figure out the business model eventually; my head says Google, because that's just the smart way to bet. If so, why that one?
  • STEPHEN P SMITH  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010
    [Blog] The 6 Keys to Perform at Your Productive Best : : …words
    Archives Select Month September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 Recommendation The Authority Blogger course is an invaluable way to learn more about blogging for your business, whether you are a Fortune 500 company, a small business, or an entrepreneur. It is well worth your investment of time.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2010
    [Blog] Being Where You Need to Be
    Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Ning, blogging, Facebook Places, Posterous, etc – the list goes on. A mutual friend of me and my business partner Troy – let’s call him Joe – went to a Social Media for Small Business conference recently. He’s a sports bar owner, and has been thinking about using social media for a while. We’ve actually spoken with Joe before over at Bonsai Interactive , about how he could utilize some of the tools available. At the time, Joe didn’t feel social media was right for him, which is fair enough.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2010
    [Blog] Why You Don’t Have to Impress Me
    If you blog and you hit publish and know that you’re happy with the post, that’s all that matters. No, this isn’t an ego post. It’s not driven by, “Oh, I really need to impress that Scottish/Canadian/Brit (what the heck is he??) Danny Brown guy.&#. Screw that – ego is for chumps (hat tip Shannon Boudjema for the phrase). But you seriously don’t need to impress me. I’m not your life mate. I’m not your boss. I’m not your editor. I’m not your parents. I’m not your font of all wisdom. Impress yourself.
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 2010
    [Blog] Fetching Friday – The First Resources Mashup of 2010
    Blogging. 90 awesome blog posts thast inspired my blog growth in 2009. Top 7 reasons people don’t return to comment on your blog. 10 awesome uses for blogs. Websites that will bring heavy traffic to your design blogs. Why comments build community on a blog. easiest ways to keep your blog up. How to use a company blog for your personal branding strategy. Blogging for money – beginners guide part 3. How to monetize your blog. The best of personal excellence blogs of 2009. The Resources Mashup. Health.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
    [Blog] The Verizon iPhone announcement better happen on 1.11.11 or all heck is going to break lose.
    Just do a Google Blog Search for “ verizon iphone &# and I’m sure between all the tech blogs and the AT&T users who want to switch to Verizon or the Verizon users who want the iPhone everyone is saying finally or will they? As I’ve been in the technology space for over 12 years one thing I’m tired of is all of the technology rumors. One of the most hyped rumors of all time is when or if Verizon will start selling the iPhone. Come Tuesday, January 11, 11:00 A.M. also known as 1.11.11. Verizon is to make an announcement in New York. So it seems.
  • NOWSOURCING  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2010
    [Blog] Clckd: The Next Digg Killer? Exclusive Interview with Ryan Deal
    Follow Clckd on Twitter and check out their blog as well. We’re here with Ryan Deal, founder of the new social news site, Clckd. Thanks for taking the time to speak with us, Ryan. Tell everyone a bit about yourself. Thanks Brian. I’m a long time Internet junkie. What else do you wanna know? Personal stuff? love chai tea. need to get more sleep. Haha, I think we all need more sleep. Web 2.0 seems to have done away with time zones. Fortunately. Tell us where you came up with the name. Well, I wanted something short and related to sharing content. Yes indeed. No doubt.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2011
    [Blog] Start Fresh
    How do you tell it on your blog? In comic books, there’s this trend to “take things back to the beginning.” ” I’ve been reading comics for over 36 years, and ever since I’ve read interviews with comic writers and artists, that’s one of those cliche lines that come up over and over again. And yet, it’s necessary. Storylines get cluttered. New fans can’t identify with the characters. Things get all junked up. Relaunches lead to improved sales, more new readers, and many other beneficial boosts to the companies who try them. Start Fresh.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2009
    [Blog] Social Media is better for the Consideration Phase
    I know I talked about this before on this blog but when I saw the data from RainToday’s Benchmark Survey of How Buyer Identify Professional Services Providers , I couldn’t help myself. According to the chart which shows the results of over 200 surveys taken by services buyers – the top 3 ways buyers become Aware of services is: Word of mouth from Colleagues Word of mouth from other Service Providers General Awareness of the Brand Most services providers aspire to generate referrals and many do, as well as establish a well-known, well-respected brand.
  • SCOTT GOULD  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2010
    [Blog] Transparency in 2012
    This thought comes from Scott Gould 's thinking blog for thinking people. This week began interestingly when I commented on a Telegraph article on the iPhone 4, which had it’s ‘ 10 reasons not to buy the iPhone 4 ‘, none of which were factually grounded. commented saying that it was poor journalism considering it was false information, but the shock came when my comment was promptly deleted. Starbucks’ Facebook page was jacked and a large number of offensive messages were broadcast to it’s 7.5m You can’t do that in this space, as Nestle found out.
  • SCOTT GOULD  |  MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
    [Blog] Where to Begin…
    This thought comes from Scott Gould 's thinking blog for thinking people. Hey guys. I’m sorry for not sooner getting back to writing after our time in Finland with Like Minds Conversation Helsinki. Part of it is that I just don’t know where to begin. So I guess a good place to start is to first thank those who put in much of the hard work, my team: This is Jonny, James, Rachel, Jon, John, Jason and Claudia. The oldest in the photo is me (26), and the youngest is James (15). All of these guys are punching well above their age. felt it everyday that I was there. Yours, Scott.
  • SCOTT GOULD  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 8, 2010
    [Blog] Video: Start With Why
    This thought comes from Scott Gould 's thinking blog for thinking people. www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4ZoJKF_VuA. u4ZoJKF_VuA. If you can’t see the above video, click here , or watch it directly on YouTube. caught this video earlier this year and all I can say is that it has changed how I run projects and decide what to do. It’s by Simon Sinek on the subject of “Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Action&# , after his book on the same thing (affiliate link.). Have you found a task keeps changing because you don’t know the why? Your Leading Thoughts.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012
    [Blog] The Social Habit – Is Our Facebook Addiction Ruinous
    You can also go to brand-new The Social Habit website ( [link] ) and provide your email address (no obligation, and of course no spam) and we’ll let you know when the research is available, when we have new blog posts analyzing social behavior, and when we have new, free goodies you can download. The Social Habit – Is Our Facebook Addiction Ruinous is a post from: Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting. Read on and you could win a copy of The Social Habit research. The mean number of daily Facebook checks is 4. Not many. Doable.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2010
    [Blog] What I’m Thankful For
    That individually, we can be strong; together, we’re a force to be reckoned with. I’m thankful for having the most amazing blog community. Here in Canada, it’s Thanksgiving weekend. Coming from the U.K. originally, I was always aware of the Thanksgiving holiday, but we don’t celebrate it. didn’t even know Canada had its own Thanksgiving – I always thought it was just a U.S. holiday. Having experienced it for the last four years now, I have to say it’s one of my favorite times of the year. We don’t do that often enough, in my opinion.
  • CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2009
    [Blog] Experts in the Industry: Patrick Moran (19 of 45)
    While Patrick is self-admittedly not a prolific blogger, he's a madman on Facebook and Twitter and can throw down a blog comment like nobodies business. Patrick Moran , CMO of Mzinga, is not only a friend, he's my former manager (for a couple of months anyway). Upon first meeting Patrick, I liked him immediately, mainly because he and I have a similar sense of humor (check out his Twitter stream to see what I'm talking about). If you had $10 million to invest in one company and one company only based on their use of “social,” which company would it be and why? Barack Obama.
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2012
    [Blog] Project 366
    If you’re not on Facebook, you could try creating a new category on your blog, or posting to Tumblr (in fact, I’m thinking of trying the latter as well, since I haven’t really played with Tumblr much and it might be just the thing). It’s the second day of 2012. Did you have fun seeing the New Year in? Or did you mark it like any other day? Did you make any resolutions… or have they already starting paving the way to the nether world ? Or, I’ll find that I can’t, and realize that I’m really very, very boring. Opportunity knocks. Project 366.
  • THE RELATIONSHIP ECONOMY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
    [Blog] What Is Your Perspective, Short or Long?
    Addicted to following friends, tweeting, blogging and the “popular&# we forget to think about the future. The explosive communications of individual and collective perspectives can be like a nagging drip of water from a broken faucet. The irony is that both traditional and new media draws constant attention to popular perspectives of the day. Sometimes we tend to forget that today’s perspectives do not reflect tomorrow’s realities. The social media drip gets propagated every second of everyday. The Moment Doesn’t Matter But the Future Does. Enough said!
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2011
    [Blog] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #56
    Hats off to the winners of the inaugural Google Science Fair - The Official Google Blog. Friedman (author of The World Is Flat , etc.) in The New York Times inspired an entire Blog post for me this week (see: Perpetual Start-Up ). google blog. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "Pi is wrong. Okay, not really; it's just overcomplicated. Like saying 'four halves' when you could just say 'two.' At least, that's what Michael Hartl claims. " (Alistair for Hugh). Portugal?, Spain? gigaom.
  • FEVER BEE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
    [Blog] What Do Community Professionals Spend 90% Of Their Time Doing?
    The secret to writing better blog posts, books, or content isn’t in the craft of writing – but in doing great research to have new information to present in the first place. We’re now just 42 days away from this year’s SPRINT. We have precisely 37 tickets remaining. Once the tickets are sold out, they’re gone. If you want to learn specific techniques to grow your community from 14 world-class speakers, sign up here. If you want to see the full agenda, click here. The 90% Skill We Never Try To Improve. If you want to get great at poker, you need to master probability and expected value.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2011
    [Blog] How to Handle Fans’ Feedback on Your Facebook Page
    In this blog post, I will try to set up some guidelines that can be good to keep in mind, especially when dealing with the more negative feedback and interaction between fans. Tweet When running an online community on Facebook, you naturally give your fans a chance to speak and make themselves heard. This can ofcourse, foster both positive and negative feedback to your company in a sphere, where it is possible for everyone to see it. Opening up for possible complaints from customers is a risk to take when jumping into the social media universe. Maintain a positive attitude.
  • NET-SAVVY EXECUTIVE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2011
    [Blog] All Acquisitions, All the Time
    It's definitely driving up blog traffic, too, so keep it up. :-). Here we go again. Before the discussion about the Radian6 acquisition had time to settle down, there's another acquisition. This time, it's KANA Software and Overtone , in a combination that's all about integrating customer service and analytics. If you're trying to keep up with all the moves, remember that I keep an acquisitions scorecard over at SMA. It's certainly spiced up my recent conversations with people in the industry. Related: What Does Salesforce-Radian6 Deal Mean for Everyone Else? Where does it end?
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2013
    [Blog] Financial Planning for Bloggers
    Hopefully this is not news to anybody.  If you have worked hard to create a valuable blog, what will happen to it should you suddenly die or become incapacitated?  Forming an appropriate legal entity or obtaining additional insurance for your blog/business may be appropriate methods of dealing with these risks. Here are just a few of many issues to consider: Choice of entity:  Are you using an appropriate business entity for your blog?  This post is written by LD, a CPA and CFP® who blogs at Personal Finance Insider. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.
  • SHIFT DIGITAL  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012
    [Blog] Success in 2012
    Social streams and blogs are already talking about the iPhone 5 (we wish it was the iPhone SJ ), the iPad 3, the expansion of   Mobile Marketing   and the  Red Sox  winning the world series (maybe that one is just me being hopeful). The year of growth and recovery. Everyone seems abuzz with what new and exciting things this year will hold. With all that chatter, how do you still stand out? How do you find and keep your ideal clients? You know, the ones that are just right for your business, want to stick with you and turn into lifelong advocates? Becoming Trustable. Remain cordial.
  • STEPHEN P SMITH  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
    [Blog] Personal Kanban : : …words
    10 Responses to “Personal Kanban&# Personal Kanban: To Do’s auf japanisch « German study blog says: 7 September 2010 at 7:05 pm [.] Stephen Smith’s blog, he describes using Personal Kanban to visualize his workflow with his file-card system. Twitter value video videos word of mouth worklifecreativity YouTube Resources About Blog Resource Links What is RSS? Until now I have been carrying them around around in my Capture notebook and arranging them on my work table according to what it is that I am working on at the time. UPDATE: Welcome David Seah readers!
  • IMAGINE YOUR REALITY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
    [Blog] Are you sacrificing experiences for things?
    Imagine Your Reality Business and Social Media Coach Blog Home About Taylor Ellwood Services Social Media and Business Classes Are you sacrificing experiences for things? Posted August 16th, 2010 by admin and filed in Radio Show , Relationships Tags: experiences vs things , Quality of life , Taylor Ellwood View Comments Something I’ve observed a lot is that people will place more value on the things they own than on the experiences they can have. When’s the last time you hiked somewhere new, or visited a new place that you’d always wanted to visit? Imagine Your Reality.
  • NOWSOURCING  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2014
    [Blog] The Latest News Over At Pinterest – Personalized Pages, New Pin, & More
    Everytime you read a blog post, and you see the standard social media buttons at the end, it is usual now to see the Pin button as well for Pinterest. According to Pinterest’s official blog , when you now mouse over an image on a webpage, you will now see a small “Pin It” button appear in the corner. It’s been a while since we last looked at Pinterest. While Facebook and Twitter are the two social networks to watch and be on, Pinterest has been quietly soldiering away in the background. They have a loyal following and an amazing site. It’s a very stark contrast.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012
    [Blog] Retailers: Use Mobile To Get 360-Degree View Of Customers
    Read Lisa’s 360-Degree View of the Consumer Is Going To Require Retailers to Do a 180 by using Mobile over at the Optism blog. Recently, an Oracle study was release that underscored how retailers are leaving real dollars on the table by not effectively use big data correctly. Oracle surveyed 333 C-level executives from U.S. and Canadian enterprises spanning 11 industries to determine the pain points they face regarding managing the deluge of data coming into their organizations and how well they are able to use information to drive profit and growth. SOURCE: Oracle.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2011
    [Blog] Formstack Makes AB Testing Idiot-Proof, Even for Me
    If you have never created a blog post in WordPress, or used Web-based software in any way, you’ll still be able to get the hang of it, but you’ll have to think about it a bit. Now that I’ve done it once, I’m sure I could do it in 30 minutes or less, and using the Formstack WordPress plug-in I’m looking forward to doing more with it here on the blog. AB testing has historically been a bit confusing and mystical, like Professor Snape combined with an Excel spreadsheet. Might as well test it for real, right? The Landing Pages Assignment. Easy AB Testing.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2010
    [Blog] Using Spreadshirt for MomPopPow
    blogging business howto videoblogMy folks have a new project called Mom Pop Pow! It’s a site for advice and reviews for the Boomer generation, shot mostly in video. As a related project to that, my parents make up tee shirts and display them on a Spreadshirt site. I’ve known some of the folks at Spreadshirt since 2006, but this was our first time working with them. asked my parents about their take on using Spreadshirt for Mom Pop Pow! Can’t see the video? Click here. So far, they’ve had nothing but praise.
  • DIGITAL DIVA  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2015
    [Blog] 2015 recap
    Loved the whole vibe of the place…I’ll get around to blogging about it eventually, I swear. For those wondering if Poppy’s eyebrows are as good in real life as they are on her blog/vlog ? also started as an Ikea Live Lagom ambassador, which I’ll be covering soon on the blog. Apart from the big house move… blog-wise, I’ve been getting back into doing a few outfit posts again and have covered my faves designer bargains from the sales in the past week. Here’s what I got up to… My nine most liked pics on Instagram. January.
  • DEVUMI  |  THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015
    [Blog] Mobile Marketing Tips: 8 Steps to be Seen ANYWHERE
    The post Mobile Marketing Tips: 8 Steps to be Seen ANYWHERE appeared first on Devumi Blog. The move to mobile marketing is taking off at crazy levels. With Google’s latest algorithm update, the over-hyped Mobilegeddon, taking the marketing world by storm lately, you’ve probably started thinking about mobile marketing strategies. Many businesses who aren’t that tech savvy have a hard time keeping up with what they need for their business. Getting your business into mobile marketing 1. Are you ready for mobile marketing already? When the grid shrinks the website shrinks these aspects.
  • WHAT SPINKS THINKS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2016
    [Blog] Does Community Live on a Spectrum?
    Let’s take a few scenarios again: Say you have a blog and newsletter with a lot of followers but none of those people are interacting with each other or feeling a sense of belonging. The word community is thrown around a lot.  If you ask 100 people what community is you’ll likely get 100 different answers. Where the lines get blurry is when you have a group of people who are interacting on an ongoing basis, but aren’t really forming any relationships, a sense of belonging or a sense of identity. myself have looked at it as black and white many times. That’s okay!
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
    [Blog] What I Learned During a Brief Twitter Fast
    In fact, I plan to write a report or blog post or something about what I learned about them in the process (and how it can help you ). I posted my 100,000th tweet on May 18th, and then left Twitter alone for the next 12 days. Part of it was so that I could leave that weird milestone (and not one that anyone need feel proud about) up there a while, and partly because I thought, “I wonder what I would learn if I shut up for a while.” ” And so I did. But I didn’t really. ” And so that’s why I’m writing you this post. What I Was Using Twitter For.
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
    [Blog] Cartoon of the day
    You can also subscribe to the blog to ensure you receive the latest posts. « Previous Post Next Post » blog comments powered by Disqus Stay connected Recent Posts Can influence be bought? Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Cartoon of the day Written on July 22, 2010 by Espo in Cartoon of the Day Enjoy this post? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with your own networks. Thanks for visiting! Comments - Leave a comment! Cartoon of the day Five for Friday 09.24.10 Unported License. Based on a work at jeffesposito.com.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014
    [Blog] ECIS2014 – New Views on Social Networks
    In this blog post, let me first report back to you on the research-in-progress front with some early findings that offer new views on the social networks we use almost daily: Simplifying Facebook Complexity  - A research effort unveiled this week entitled  “Facebook Privacy Hardening Using Viral Techniques”  sought to solve a real social problem for users of Facebook. Keep on eye on our blog for further input on industry practice. This is what he had to report. . Stay tuned. You can follow Chris on Twitter @socialbeit. Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
    [Blog] Access Is An Asset
    How does one invest? I’ll give a very simple action plan in tomorrow’s free newsletter , which is not the same as this blog. I was fortunate to have dinner last night with some brilliant leaders and professionals. I won’t name names, but some were friends from great companies, and others were new friends with amazing ideas. I’ll also divulge that I got to ask a question that interested me to Marc Ragan , CEO of Ragan Communications, that gave me some new perspective. Access is an Asset. But access, access to people, ideas, and resources, are an asset. We get busy.
  • TRENDS SPOTTING  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2010
    [Blog] Boomers Feel Increasingly Comfortable Online: Research Indications
    Boomers are testing other social media as well, including Twitter, blogs and review sites, but have yet to adopt them (Only 10% of online boomers were Twittering in September 2009). AARP has published its recent survey on Boomers (conducted by GFK). According to this survey only 40% of adults age 50 and over consider themselves extremely (17%) or very (23%) comfortable using the Internet. That implies that about 60% of them feel uncomfortable for some degree and that they are still trying to figure out the web. Is that really so? The drop in internet use is found for the 65+ group (38%).
  • JEFF ESPOSITO  |  MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011
    [Blog] Measuring your social output
    Whether it is the size or an email list or subscribers to your blog’s RSS feed. This is post is part of the Institutionalizing Social Media series. To see previous installments or to learn more about the series, click here. As you begin to put your social media plan into action , perhaps the biggest thing that you need to do aside from the rollout is to establish what you are measuring. Now, the metrics can be different for each entity within your company, but you need have something that you can measure and benchmark against. So where do you start? Audience. Engagement. Subscriptions.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
    [Blog] Janet Jackson + QR Codes = The For Colored Girls Movie Poster with QR Code mobile experience
    Today while reading about QR Codes I saw a post on the 2D Code blog called For Colored Girls Gets a QR Code. For Colored Girls is a movie based on a stage play by Tyler Perry and will be available in movie theaters on November 5. The post says “Lionsgate has teamed up with Augme to promote the upcoming movie “For Colored Girls” with a QR Code poster&# and also says they used a negative QR Code in terms of black, white and red usages which may not work with all QR Code readers. One question I’m constantly being asked is when do I think QR Codes will become main stream.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
    [Blog] All About Learning Analytics
    Comment here or contact me  if you’re doing anything like this that I could write about here on the blog. “When you hear “analytics”, you might think of webmaster tracking visits to their site. But learning analytics combines this sort of data analysis with student interaction in online education tools, aiming to create a more integrated and customized learning experience.  It uses intelligent data, student performance and analysis models to find out how students learn and improve on their experience. Find out more about this educational revolution.”
  • JUGNOO  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2012
    [Blog] The Merging of Pure Play Media and Social Media
    In recent instances I have come into contact with social networks that have tried to sell me media across blog networks, consideration into networks with strong exposure to the long-tail audience. The Merging of Pure Play Media and Social Media originally appeared on Jugnoo Social CRM and Social Marketing Blog - making your business social under a Creative Commons license. ? Why social rocks? My first foray into social media some years back, I was confronted with a channel that seemed so vastly different than what I’ve come to know in my years as a digital marketer. Tweet Buffer.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
    [Blog] Why technology, startup, entrepreneur, social media conference organizers cannot fix the lack diversity problem at their events.
    But you won’t see that on to many main stream tech blogs outside of Blackweb 2.0 Add those numbers to the fact that most African-Americans are online are reading gossip blogs, making rap & booty videos and lead the nation in sending SMS there’s a big online culture problem that’s not getting better anytime soon. Last week at this time I was in Las Vegas attending Blogworld Expo 2010. For Blogworld it was their fourth year and my second time attending. I had a great time meeting new friends and catching up with old ones while learning a few tips here and there. waynesutton.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2012
    [Blog] Social Media Success for Global Enterprise
    Brian Stokoe of Caterpillar joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to tell us about how Caterpillar’s global social media strategy works, from metrics and collaboration to blogging and safety. Brian Stokoe, Caterpillar @stokobr. Read on for some of the highlights or listen below for the full podcast. Listen Now. Click the play button to listen here: Download the audio file: [link]. The RSS feed is: Click to read more » Social Pros Podcast brian stokoe caterpillar corporate social media strategy global enterprise social media metrics Social Pros
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, JULY 7, 2008
    [Blog] Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy
    So, don’t get paralyzed by the cross group challenges - move it forward and determine where the opportunities to improve customer experience are for what “you control&# and drive progress there - then fan out with your early successes. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. wiki may have all these things, but that does not a platform make. 5) PMO required: ok, if you are just doing a team blog, maybe not, but that isn’t the work I’m focused on. Blog Council. Blogging. blogging. Upcoming Events. About.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
    [Blog] Mobile Search App Goby Finds Fun Stuff Nearby; Acquired By TeleNav
    About Charles: Widely respected as the “Voice of Alternative Search,” Charles Knight started his career in search as editor of the ReadWriteWeb spinoff blog AltSearchEngines (ASE). Today we kick off a new series of mobile search app reviews and road tests with Goby, a mobile search app that helps people find fun things to do nearby. While Google may have sewn up the market when it comes to general or horizontal Internet search, the race to dominate the mobile and alternative search space is far from run. TeleNav quietly snapped up Goby last week for an undisclosed sum.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011
    [Blog] 20 Minute Plan
    Blog post. (20 minutes might get you all the way there, or halfway there). Want to be the Darth Vader of your marketing universe? Start a 20 minute plan. Here’s what I mean. First, Get an Egg Timer. recommend a real egg timer and not software. For whatever reason, software is easier to ignore. In your case, we’re going for bulletproof execution, so get a real one. This one is classic: This one is stainless and kind of cool: This one is fun: Clearly, any timer will do. Pick according to your needs. Second, Build a List. Invoice checkup. Everybody paying? Deliverable checkup.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2010
    [Blog] Twitter for Business
    From the Twitter blog : Today we’re launching a revamped version of  business.twitter.com – a site that provides the basics on how businesses can use Twitter effectively. Twitter has revamped their resources for business, specifically their Twitter for Business website. We’ve seen tremendous growth in the creative ways businesses and organizations are leveraging Twitter, and we want to make sure you have access to their great ideas. We’ll continue to update the site with fresh use cases, tips, tools, and resources. Bookmark
  • WAXING UNLYRICAL  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
    [Blog] Reviving the Customer Experience – One Food Truck at a Time: Part 2
    They all link back to their blogs and newsletters or even print media via Twitter; even the food writers from the Washington Post are active on Twitter. I know, I know, the anticipation was killing you. Well it’s the day you’ve all been waiting for, the second part of my interview with entrepreneur and food trucker extraordinaire, Jeff Kelley ! (If you missed part one, then drop everything you’re doing and go read Reviving the Customer Experience – One Food Truck at a Time: Part 1  first. It’s ok, we’ll wait.). Image: Courtesy of Jamie R. JK: Oh absolutely. And respond.
  • CONVERSTATIONS  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2014
    [Blog] Hacks, Habits, and Holdings – LIFT Slides 11/01/14
    LEARN – How to Make Blogging Way Easier 20 Quick Tips to Make Blogging Way Easier from HubSpot IMPROVE – 20 Habits of Happy People 20 Habits of Happy People from Barrie Davenport FIND FLOW 13 Daily Habits of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs 13 Daily Habits Every Entrepreneur Needs to Be Successful from Steve Scott THINK – Changing the Way Small Business Lending is Done 17 Firms Changing The Way Small Business Lending Is Done from Fit Small Business – As a youth, Saturdays were filled with visual candy of cartoons in the morning and movie matinees in the afternoon.
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
    [Blog] About.me – Latest Addition to Social Profiling Pages
    Tweet Written by Tehneyat Waseem who currently resides in London, United Kingdom from where she is blogging for Mindjumpers. You can follow Tehneyat on Twitter @tehneyat. The about.me team had the brilliant idea that basically allows you to create a personal profile page that guides people to all your other profiles online. Sounds simple right? Check mine out. About.me is also a personal analytics dashboard that allows you to see how many views, clicks and links are linked to you. Basically, it lets you see which of your links your audience is clicking to from your page. Already.
  • DIGITAL DIVA  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2014
    [Blog] Mindful Eating: Learn to love food again and lose weight
    and the Mindful Eating went out the window! I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for a while and figure it’s a good way to remind myself what to do. Have you heard of Mindful Eating? It’s the new ‘thing’ in weight loss. Except it’s not new and it’s definitely not a fad diet. I’ve been getting into Mindfulness over the past 6 months, it’s really helped me to calm my restless mind. It’s through Mindfulness that I discovered Mindful Eating. At first I thought “erm… yeah right, like that’s going to help!”
  • WHAT SPINKS THINKS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 24, 2009
    [Blog] A Social Response to Corporate Indecency
    The Spinks Blog A Fresh Look Into Social Media Home About Contact Me Under 30 Professionals A Social Response to Corporate Indecency Photo cred: Mike "ortizmj12" Did social media cause us to demand honesty and personality in business?  Or was the development of social media an inevitable result of the inauthenticity and lack of trust that shadowed corporate America? Then Jennifer Wilbur posted this rant on Arik Hanson’s blog.  It got me thinking even more.  What’s the next blog-stream Laura, Arik, Jen and David? Blog at WordPress.com.Keep it up!
  • MICRO PERSUASION  |  SUNDAY, JULY 18, 2010
    [Blog] Initial Impressions: Lazyfeed Discovery Engine - The Steve Rubel.
    Ive found lots of different blogs and sites that I didnt know existed. Steve is using Posterous to post everything online. Shouldnt you? Steve Rubel owns this site 5,034 subscribers The Steve Rubel Stream 18 Jul 2009 Initial Impressions: Lazyfeed Discovery Engine This morning I received an invitation to Lazyfeed , which debuted at the TechCrunch event last week. Louis Gray has been playing with it and likes what he sees. Here are my initial impressions. Screen grabs follow. Pros: Its a great way to discover new content to either read or eventually share with others. Cheers. Thanks!
  • STAY N' ALIVE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2010
    [Blog] Twitter Misleads. Bloggers Take the Bait. About that Facebook vs. Twitter Infographic…
    The deception stems from a report by Biz Stone at Twitter’s Chirp conference that Twitter has 105 million users.  It appears that in the last day or two many of the most popular tech blogs on the internet are taking the bait, including at least one blog that focuses specifically on Facebook , reporting an entirely inaccurate infographic, with absolutely no clarification in the matter. Back in April I shared how Twitter was misleading the media and its users into thinking the numbers it was reporting were comparable to Facebook’s.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
    [Blog] Put Your Work In Where It Makes Sense
    This blog post will drive a dozen or so people to go check out Owner magazine , but a pointer via my email newsletter (which has now 1/4 the size of the amount of people who will see this post) will drive hundreds and hundreds of people to check it out. Thus, with that in mind, if I really want you to see something and it really matters to me, I may or may not blog about it here, but I will definitely touch the newsletter list and ask them to check it out. Now that Owner Magazine is up and running, I have new work in front of me. never used to care about testing and measuring.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Blog] Personal Learning Environments - JITT
    PLEs - Blog-based approaches | PLEs - ePortfolio-based approaches | PLE implementations. Our Blog. Personal Learning Environments. From JITT. This page and other PLE pages in this wiki (see below) have been constructed and are maintained by Mark van Harmelen. Feedback and suggestions for additions are most welcome. Contact Mark as mark -a-t- cs. Linking : This page and most others will stay at their current URL, the 2007 page may end up moving if it becomes very long. Personal Learning Environments are systems that help learners take control of and manage their own learning.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2011
    [Blog] Google Plus- First Look
    Read the blog posts about it for a while. If you haven’t yet gotten dragged into Google + , don’t fret. It’s a virus. You’ll be in soon, so save your begging. It’ll come really quick. For those of you who aren’t in, so far, Google+ looks like a really tidy Facebook. Nearly all the posts so far are self-referential. “How do I hide my Circles?&# and things like that. Meaning, we’re not talking about anything BUT Google+ in there, more or less. That’s useful in the “learn things as other people learn them&# way. One Cool Part.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2012
    [Blog] Effective Online Marketing Requires Time
    Here are a few online marketing activities you should consider as a small business: Part-time blogging (2-3 days per week). Guest blogging. It’s no secret that the smaller your budget the more time you’re going to have to give your online marketing to work. If you can only afford $200/month in developing your online marketing strategy , then you won’t – you can’t – be as effective as the company that can afford $2,000/month. That doesn’t mean you should give up. You have a smaller budget, but that just means you have to get creative.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Blog] How Google Authorship Is Changing The Future
    Write guest blog posts for their websites and interact with their readers through blog comments. Friday we talked about Google Authorship. The case is by no means closed, and you should be aware that this is the way search engines will be ranking your web pages in the future – especially Google. In fact, there’s a very good chance that Google will automatically link your social network profiles to your reputation. Write great content. Now more than ever, great content is necessary. Promote your content widely through your social networks. Your reputation will.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Blog] Earn Your Way In
    That’s how the blog works. One aspect of doing business is access: who can you reach and at what level have they surrendered their borders to you? For instance, if one has a website selling quality industrial bags like RJ Diaz, and you come to that site, then I have zero access to you, except that you’ve loaned me your eyeballs for a moment. If, while you’re there, you see RJ has provided you with links to his Twitter account , for instance, so maybe you’ll choose to follow his account there, and that will be another point of access. Does he need that? Be helpful.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2011
    [Blog] Location matters for your startup via Scott Allison
    via Location matters for your startup « Scott Allison’s Blog. Before you launch your startup think about your location. Read Location matters for your startup by Scott Allison. Combinator partner Paul Graham recently wrote an essay, “Why startup hubs work“: If you’re in a startup hub, unexpected good things will probably happen to you, especially if you deserve them. And it’s not just the increased likelihood of serendipity, but to do your best work, who you hang around with matters. Jim Rohn said: “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”.
  • SMALL BUSINESS MAVERICKS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2013
    [Blog] 3 Predictions About Social Media
    Just as blogs increased in power and importance with the addition of images, so too will social media engagement be enhanced with images. Constant Contact has made some striking and bold predictions about social media in 2013. I’m going to focus on three of those. Social media will become a business-critical activity. Images will be more important for audience engagement. LinkedIn will become more important. All three of these predictions are bold in their own right. First, on social media becoming more business-critical , it’s almost there now. LinkedIn is in a steady climb.
  • ABSOLUTE PA  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
    [Blog] When bad customer service is good for your business
    Comment on a blog, everyone loves blog comments – I know I do (hint!). I like to go through life seeing the positive side of things. That doesn’t mean I walk around in a perpetual mood of optimism. have my grumpy and cantankerous moments. Just try talking to me before 8am (actually don’t, you might end up headless). Finding the positive in a frustrating situation is not always easy, and can take some work. But it makes life a whole lot better than walking around in a grey cloud of bad mood. Because that makes life harder – especially for you, and those closest to you.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2011
    [Blog] My 3 Words for 2012
    Let’s talk about them in the comments, or blog your own 3 words post and leave links in the comments. I’ll get them approved as soon as possible (everything with a URL gets held for manual approval). Every year since around 2006, I’ve been challenging people to forego the idea of a resolution, and instead, to come up with 3 words that will help you define your goals and experiences for the coming year. Resolutions are often too vague, or too directed towards one goal. It might be “quit smoking” or “lose 20 pounds” or “get hired.”
  • SOCIALNOMICS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2012
    [Blog] GroupDocs VS Zoho
    Since a URL is created to your documents while viewing files through Zoho Viewer, you can embed the documents in a blog or a website using the embed codes. Business requirements keep on evolving with changes in the communication and collaboration culture of organizations worldwide. Not so long ago, employees used email attachments to collaborate on documents and get those reviewed from their colleagues and peers. Such a solution is designed to ensure centralized storage of documents so that it is easy to access data while keeping it secure at the same time. Comparsion. Easy Access Tools.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2010
    [Blog] The Problem with Influence
    The company had a great Blog World Expo, and are about to launch a new platform that (ironically) will help people like the critical PR guy connect with bloggers for PR campaigns. I just read something by a friend that’s both interesting and sad at the same time (and sad as in lame, not as in Bambi). My friend mentioned that he was speaking to a well-known PR guy and author a few months back. The topic of the conversation was a site for bloggers and authors that my friend works at. Influence Shminfluence The problem with influence is that it all boils down to relevancy. world.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012
    [Blog] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #123
    In this guest post on Steven Levitt 's Freakonomics blog, Steven's father chronicles the last months of his daughter's life. "I don't see what the big deal is, if you want to post stuff, just post it on your blog. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "There can be no greater sadness than to bury one's child. It's harrowing, but also gives unusual insight into how the medical system works. Her course was a testament to the limitations of medical care. " (Alistair for Hugh). It's not.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
    [Blog] How Do I Get People to Care About What I’m Doing? – Tell Bigger Stories
    Look at this blog post), and make it easy to consume. One of the tenets of the Human Business Way is that we must learn to tell bigger stories. What do I mean by that? What am I trying to solve by suggesting that to you as part of my thoughts on business design? Think about you and your media consumption habits. sent this out Monday in the early AM (in the US, that is). When did you get to it? How many posts did you read before and after this post? How many times do you hit “bookmark for later” or similar and then take months and months to get to something? Think about yours.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2010
    [Blog] From Side Project to Sustainable Business … Using Social Media
    My side project was a blog: womeninbusiness.com.au. Establish a personal blog. started blogging on clarelancaster.com before I launched my consultancy. I had a clear objective for the blog—that was, to demonstrate my knowledge and start to build my online reputation. Not only did this blog allow me to demonstrate my knowledge but it provided me with a home base to send people I’d connected with through social media. 2. She’d been following my blog and invited me to write a five-page article about social media. Post from: ProBlogger Blog Tips.
  • JOSH S PETERS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2009
    [Blog] What exactly ARE your ethics?
    Josh Peters Thank you:) blog comments powered by Disqus Sign up for my monthly newsletter, the Social Media Launchpad Contact Email: shua @ shuaism dot comPhone: 801 448 9136 Search Shuaism Lijit Search Popular Posts 50+ Ways to search Twitter All of Seth Godins free ebooks in one place Integrating your social media marketing The FINAL word on social media ROI Changing your Twitter Username: A quick guide to keep you in the conversation You can put a bunch of widgets here Powered By Headway Go To Top Copyright © 2010 Shuaism All content © Shuaism. What exactly ARE your ethics?
  • MINDJUMPERS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [Blog] The Nominees For Best Social Media Work – The Bees Awards
    Best Use of a Micro-Blogging Platform. It’s also cool to see that some of the campaigns we have been written about on this blog now are among the finalists, as The Toyota Sienna Hip Hop Family campaign that showed great use of Youtube. As I know that our blog has a lot of readers from Scandinavia, I’m proud to say that some of they great social media work is done here; as the Facebook Showroom campaign for IKEA that we also did a best practice of when it was nominated for the 2010 Golden Egg Award. Stay tuned to our blog to get updated on The Bees Awards.
  • PAMORAMA  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2010
    [Blog] All About Internet Memes [Infographic] | pamorama
    pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact All About Internet Memes [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on August 31, 2010 Share Here’s an infographic by Online University that does a good job of describing Internet memes and the sites that host them. meme is a cultural idea that self-replicates and spreads among people, and an online meme can appear in many forms — a video, a catchphrase, a Web site, a joke, an image, a parody, etc. The infographic presents a great mix of some of the funniest, most popular memes in Internet history. Panorama Share and [.]
  • PAMORAMA  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010
    [Blog] Social Media Strategy: State Farm Insurance | pamorama
    blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: Fans, Followers, or Subscribers: Which Are Better For Brands? pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Social Media Strategy: State Farm Insurance by Pam Dyer on October 5, 2010 Share In this video, Social Media Examiner’s Michael Stelzner interviews Kelly Thul , Director of Communication Services at State Farm Insurance.  Thul shares his insights about how they communicate with their 17,000 agents, their Facebook and Twitter strategies, and their very successful YouTube channel.
  • BLUE FOCUS MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2015
    [Blog] Things @Tom_Peters and others will TEACH you on TWITTER – NEW BOOK #FriedTwitterTales #socbiz
    highly encourage you to read the whole thing, but a quick summary can be found on his blog. Recently, our friend and colleague Tim Fargo (@ alphabetsuccess ) released an exciting e-book titled Fried Twitter Tales. The collection, which is available for free download here , compiles the experiences of various business professionals as they learned to navigate Twitter over the past several years. It’s a fascinating look at how a platform with such a simple premise—140-character tweets—can facilitate such a wide variety of experiences and exchanges. FOR EWORD by David C.
  • WEB METRICS GURU  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
    [Blog] SEO enablement for Ajax websites and Social Media Monitoring
    I tend to find interesting angles for things that I read and more and more, things I’m going to write about in my book ( I’ll have a website/blog up for the social media analytics book shortly where readers can give me feedback on ideas I’m developing to write about ). Anyway, getting back to Ajax enablement for SEO, it’s not that different than Flash Enablement in that you have to make 2 versions of the content, one for your users and the other for the search engine ( sounds like Cloaking, eh!? ).  The name they use for the parameter is:  _escaped_fragment_.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
    [Blog] WARNING: These 4 Self-Publishing Myths Are Keeping You Down
    Before successfully writing fiction full time, we both wrote for our own blogs for years, along with guest posts for sites like Problogger. We wrote about entrepreneurship and all the blah blah blogging you’re plenty used to. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger. This a joint guest contribution from Johnny B. Truant and Sean Platt. Too many indie authors buy into the myths and lies that keep them running in circles rather than charging forward into a lucrative self-publishing career. We spent the last year writing and publishing 1.5 Isn’t that the dream of every blogger?
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